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Will Smith slaps Chris Rock at the Academy Awards, March 27, 2022, Los Angeles.

Actor Will Smith banned from Oscars for 10 years

Antoinette Yen, Entertainment Editor April 12, 2022

Will Smith is banned from attending the Academy Awards for the next ten years as a result of slapping comedian Chris Rock on stage during this year's ceremony. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts &...

Nominations for the 2021 Oscar Awards are here

Nominations for the 2021 Oscar Awards are here

Eldrick Greenaway, Contributing Writer April 13, 2021

From “Actor in a Leading Role” to “Best Picture,” the 2021 Oscar nominations are finally here. The 93 Oscar nominations were announced by actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas and singer-songwriter...

Winners of the 92nd Academy Awards

Winners of the 92nd Academy Awards

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer February 22, 2020

History was made at the Oscars. “Parasite” became the first foreign-language movie to win best motion picture, and three other awards throughout the night. Zach Gottsagen became the first presenter...

Oscar Nominations Announced

Oscar Nominations Announced

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor January 29, 2020

On Jan. 13 2020, comedian and actress Issa Rae and actor John Cho presented the Oscar nominations in a two-part presentation through a global live stream. In 2016, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...

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Playlist of the Week: Best Original Song

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer March 6, 2019

In honor of the 91st Academy Awards, which took place on Sunday, Feb. 24, these are some of the current and past winners of Best Original Song. Shallow - Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper This track,...

Black Panther Doesnt Deserve a Nomination

“Black Panther” Doesn’t Deserve a Nomination

Brian Guski, Contributing Writer February 27, 2019

“Black Panther” is a cultural phenomenon and to say otherwise would be absurd. It is the highest-grossing solo superhero movie, in the top ten highest grossing movies of all time, and of course is...

Academy Awards Controversy

Academy Awards Controversy

Kelly Daniels, Contributing Writer February 27, 2019

This year’s Academy Awards ceremony has been plagued by controversies, the latest of which stemming from their decision not to broadcast the presentation of four awards during the ceremony: cinematography,...

Winners of the 88th Oscars

Ben Atwater March 2, 2016

The 88th Academy Awards commenced Sunday night. There were many surprises, many snubs, and an unusual amount of political commentary by Chris Rock. Taking home Best Picture was Spotlight, predicted by...

Panel on Diversity

Ben Atwater February 24, 2016

On Feb.18, a panel on diversity in the Oscars was held in the Alumni Lounge. Hosted by the Communication Department, this event aimed to take a look at lack of representation of minorities in the both...

The 2008 Economic Disaster for Dummies

Dylan Rupptrecht February 24, 2016

With the Oscars right around the corner, people wait in anticipation for the unveiling of winners and losers. One of the most coveted awards, Best Picture, will be given to only one of the eight films...

Winners of the 87th Oscars

Ben Atwater February 25, 2015

The 87th Academy Awards were not exactly surprising. However, just because the ceremony was predictable does not mean everything awarded was justified. While agreeing with most of the categories, I took...

Lady Gaga honors a timeless classic

Ashley Winward February 25, 2015

As I sat at my television, hands covering my eyes, I have to admit I was terrified. When I heard that Lady Gaga was performing at all, I was generally concerned but to hear that she would be honoring a...

Julianne Moore is far from still in Still Alice

Dylan Rupptrecht February 18, 2015

As we approach the 2015 Academy Awards, enthused fans have picked their favorites to win each respective category. At the top of the Best Actress category is Julianne Moore for her portrayal of a professor...

Charger Bulletin Oscars Contest!

The Charger Bulletin February 17, 2015

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Birdman bears sharp talons heading into the Oscars

Dylan Rupptrecht February 11, 2015

Since the release of the 2015 Oscar nominations, many film enthusiasts have shared their thoughts about the hottest movies on the list. Birdman, directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, ties The Grand...

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